Chief Examiner Creative Media


Operations and External Affairs
UAL - High Holborn
Full time
UAL Awarding Body

16 November 2017 23:55

£44,708 - £53,865 per annum

UAL Awarding Body is expanding. To meet strong demand from the sectors we serve we are recruiting for the post of Chief Examiner for Creative Media Production and Technology. To join us, you'll need a proven track record working in the Further or Higher Education sectors. 

Working closely with the Head of Academic Standards and team of Chief Examiners, you will provide expert advice, subject knowledge and academic input to the design, development, delivery and assessment of UAL Awarding Body qualifications including, but not limited to, qualifications at Level 1, 2, 3 and L4.

University of the Arts London Awarding Body is regulated by Ofqual and CCEA and currently offers accredited qualifications in art and design, fashion business, creative media, music and performing and production arts. We are owned by and based within University of the Arts London. 

UAL draws together six renowned colleges, each with its own world-class reputation. We pride ourselves on our knowledge of the sectors we work in, and the quality and integrity of the qualifications we design and award.


An expert in your field you will be degree educated or with an equivalent professional qualification and you'll have an understanding of UALab qualifications, educational frameworks and the requirements of educational regulatory bodies such as Ofqual and CCEA, and the Department for Education.  

The ability to communicate ideas clearly and persuasively, setting standards particularly relating to assessment, quality assurance, external verification and/or external moderation is essential.

In addition, you will keep abreast of contemporary developments in the creative industries through your network of professional contacts and a commitment to continuing professional development. Recent industry experience would be advantageous and experience of leading on, or contributing to, the design and development of regulated qualifications is desirable.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension scheme and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

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Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).
At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.